‘Monkey’s wedding’ …

Hey, I hope all of you who celebrate Christmas have a joyous one, filled with everything you need - like happiness, love, family and good friends. Christmas is not about the gifts, or the tree or the baubles and garish lights festooning so many houses at this time of year but you wouldn't think otherwise... Continue Reading →

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New work (not for sale)

Something different (for me, at any rate).   Got a bit tired of one of my larger canvasses last week, so decided to jazz it up somewhat.  I don't do this 'pointilist' type of work normally, so it was something strange to begin with but after a while I enjoyed the freedom. 'What do you see?'... Continue Reading →

Water-soluble Oil Pastels

I got me some Caran D'Ache ws oil pastels the other day and some really wonderful Bockingford Hot Pressed Watercolour Paper - A3 size - I took 20 sheets. What a difference good ground paper makes!  It is really sturdy and quite stiff but takes a lot of manhandling with liquid and paint.  I have... Continue Reading →

Away we go again …

I don't ever believe in not having enough on your plate, which is probably why I live in a constant state of manic flux and/or depression, depends what's going on at any given minute. I have a large family, maybe that's not readily apparent from the posts on this ‘ere Art website of mine but... Continue Reading →

New mixed media

Quite some time ago I started working on a series of paintings relating to the South African landscape, for some reason I didn't finish that work.  I decided to go back to one of them over the weekend and this is the result, might still do a bit more tweaking (as always!).  This area holds... Continue Reading →

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